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Lecture — A Century of Controversy over the Foundations of Mathematics

  • Gregory J. Chaitin

Abstract

[This 1999 talk at UMass-Lowell was my last major lecture of the previous century, and it summarizes that century’s work on the foundations of mathematics, discusses connections with physics, and proposes a program of research for the next century. Not to be confused with another talk with the same title, my Distinguished Lecture given at Carnegie-Mellon University in 2000.]

Keywords

Turing Machine Artificial Language Mathematical Reasoning Mathematical Truth Newtonian Physic 
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© Springer-Verlag London 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  • Gregory J. Chaitin
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  1. 1.IBM Research DivisionThomas J. Watson Research CenterHawthorneUSA

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